Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
folks in florida. fully over 125,000 votes were in florida, and that's -- you got to recall we started this year with sheriff brooke threatening to throw our people in jail because the office [ inaudible ] was turned in more than 48 hours after they took it out. and our people remember six years about the naacp president was blown up on christmas eve while leading a massive voter drive. >> stephanie: ben, thank you for that, and thank you for your great work at the naacp. we also have gottavote.org. >> yes. >> stephanie: thank you ben. [ applause ] >> thank you. >> stephanie: i think this is from move on -- right, jacki? >> and o'reilly railed against this last night. >> stephanie: we posted it because the visual is even funnier -- >> turn the little minks mic on. >> is this how you get rid of me -- what in what do you want from me? is this the ad you sent me yesterday. >> stephanie: yes. >> from what i have been able to confirm, yes. >> i was born in 1950 during world war i. my first vote was in 1940 for franklin d roosevelt, and i have not missed an election since.
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
. here is jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. as of this hour florida is still counting votes from tuesday's election. and the president has won mitt romney has conceded the nation is moving forward. so what is the problem? usa today called it a combination of poor management lack of capacity and systemic dysfunction. the election supervisors are elected officials, so that's an issue, also miami dade management blames the ten-page complicated ballot for causing people to take as much as 40 minutes to fill it out. as many laws that were tried to pass this year to disenfranchise democratic voters it wasn't the legislation, but simply the long lines that held people up. that's mostly do to logistics beyond the law. former congress woman gabby giffords and her husband may be in court today facing the man who shot giffords killed six people as we faces sentencing. the struck a plea deal back in august, that gives him life in prison and spares the victims a long emotional trial. kelly will read a statement on behalf of the two of them, but the ap says now it i